Walter B. Dorsey III, murdered in Inglewood California, shown here in 2003 with his grandfather, longtime St. Mary's County Md. States Attorney Walter B. Dorsey.  THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY  photo
Baltimore Transit Chief admits taking cash bribes
Family that deals drugs together stays together

Southern Md. Police Beat: oxy still King of the hill for drugs; cops nab two husband & wife drug teams putting new look on Oxy Dealing

Detectives received information regarding a fraudulent prescription for Promethazine-Codeine in the name of “Victoria Myles” which was passed at a local pharmacy. Promethazine-Codeine is mixed with soda and is known on the street as “Purple Drank”. Detectives arrested Corey Richard Benford (Age 29 of Bowie, MD) for “Obtaining a Prescription by Fraud”. Suspect Benford is under investigation in other jurisdictions for the same criminal offenses. This investigation continues and additional charges are expected.

Stolen car thief dead in wreck and bank robber

Delaware Police Beat: car thief dead in wreck; G-Men & Delaware Sleuths finger Marese M. Scott for bank heists

Police say Andrew Thompson had stolen a Grand Prix before his high-speed joyride ended when he crossed center-line and hit a truck

Millsboro, Del.- The Delaware State Police report that the Crash Reconstruction Unit has positively identified the man that was killed in the two vehicle crash that occurred on Dec. 16, 2014 on SR 24 in Millsboro as Andrew S. Thompson, 20, of Lewes, DE.

Burglary suspect from Pine Way in College Park Md 121714

PG Police Beat: help find these dirtbags who burglarize, steal, commit armed robbery with wild abandon in Pretty Gory County…

PG Police Beat: help find these dirtbags who burglarize, steal, commit armed robbery with wild abandon in Pretty Gory County – Do you recognize him? We’re hoping you do and can help us find him. He’s wanted in connection with a burglary at a home on Pine Way in College Park on December 11, 2014. He broke into the home and made off with several pieces of electronics. The tipster who helps us make an arrest in this case could be eligible for a cash reward. Call 301-699-2601 or 1-866-411-TIPS with any information.

The home of Howard and Dea Hawks was a total loss when fire roared through the home at about ten o'clock in the morning.  THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photos

Home in remote location on country road destroyed by fire

Maryland State Deputy Fire Marshal Caryn McMahon reports that the fire in the home of Howard and Dea Hawks consumed the house in the entirety, with damage and loss totaling $250,000 to the one-story rambler and contents. Only left standing for the family was their garage and outbuildings.

BABY KILLER Melvin Melendez 121614

Murder USA: Melvin Edenilson Melendez Charged With Murder of Baby

Murder USA: Melvin Edenilson Melendez Charged With Murder of Baby – A few hours later, Melendez called 911 to report the child had fallen out of bed and wasn’t breathing. An autopsy revealed injuries inconsistent with a fall and the cause of death as multiple blunt force injuries. The medical examiner’s office has ruled this a homicide.

Funeral Party ends in melee in graveyard

Southern Md. Police Beat: BRAWL AT FUNERAL ENDS WITH FLIGHT TO TRAUMA UNIT

Funeral Party Decided to Fight It Out at the Graveyard; Nearly Gave the Deceased Some Company as Metal Pipes and Baseball Bats Were Employed

Drayden, Maryland – St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron reports on a really fun funeral that got to be such a hoot, that the party-goers left the funeral reception and went back to the graveyard to bury the hatchet – in each other’s sculls.

Eastern Shore Police Beat

Eastern Shore Police Beat: Easton Police report on guy who wanted to dig up cash for Christmas by pawning stolen earth auger

Digging up some cash for Christmas by Pawning Stolen Earth Auger

EASTON, MD. — According to Easton Police, on December 7, 2014 Sewell Lecompte Frey, Jr., 31, of Oxford, MD was charged on an arrest warrant from Dorchester County with theft less than $10,000.00 and appropriating property without consent. Frey is accused of renting an earth auger from E. S. Hubbard’s in Cambridge and failing to return the auger. Investigation revealed that Frey pawned the auger in DelMar, DE. The auger was valued at $1,200.00. Frey was released by the court commissioner.

Anne Arundel Police Beat

Anne Arundel Police Beat: Gas Station Robbed by Rubber Glove Bandit

Anne Arundel Police Beat: Gas Station Robbed by Rubber Glove Bandit – GLEN BURNIE, MD. – On December 15, 2014, at approximately 11:00 a.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to the Shell Gas Station located in the 300 block of Hospital Drive for a robbery of the business.

Upon arrival, officers learned that a male suspect entered the business and demanded money. The suspect forced the cashier to open the register, grabbed an undisclosed amount of money and fled the store. The suspect was last seen running towards a local apartment complex in the rear of the business. Numerous officers and K-9 searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspect. The suspect never displayed a weapon during the incident, but he kept his hand in his waist area, implying a weapon existed.

Undocumented Shopper Kimbo Slice thrice is nice

Undocumented Shoppers have the Christmas spirit! Kimbo Slice says thrice is nice! Shoplifting saves big bucks!

Undocumented Shoppers have the Christmas spirit! Kimbo Slice says thrice is nice! Shoplifting saves big bucks! EASTON, MD. — Some folks abhor shelling out lots of money at Christmas and believe the spirit of the season should be free. Thus they just steal stuff.

Easton Police report that on December 11, 2014 Tiger Nicole Rodriguez-Guilbe, 24, Juan Antonio Vega-Figueroa, 26, both from Cambridge and Perry Henry Dickerson, 26, of Hurlock were charged with theft under $1000 and conspiracy to commit theft. Officers responded to Wal-Mart for a theft in progress. Officers found the three accused persons loading stolen merchandise in their vehicle. The merchandise included a mixer, a steam cleaner and a vacuum, all valued at $548.92. All three were released by the court commissioner, however Vega-Figueroa was wanted on a warrant from Cambridge and was held on $1,500.00 bond by the court commissioner